The establishment of disease-free citrus stock


Grant Data
Project Title
The establishment of disease-free citrus stock
Principal Investigator
Emeritus Professor Griffiths, David Alun   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr Weatherhead Maureen Ann   (Co-principal investigator)
Start Date
1988-05-01
Amount
710000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Grant Type
Other Funding Scheme
Funding Year
1990/1991
Status
Completed
Objectives
Most citrus trees in Asia are diseased and the only disease-free root-stocks are protected in Corsica. By means of explant regeneration techniques attempts will be made to graft axenically produced buds onto disease-free root-stocks to serve as a source for Asian countries.